The nationwide average for gas rose for the 26th straight day Sunday, topping the $3.76-a-gallon mark. Last year at this time

gas was just $3.49 a gallon In New Jersey according to Gas Buddy.Com  the average for a gallon of gas was $3.59. The Parkway and Turnpike are at $3.60 for this week.

You can also search for the lowest gas prices and get gas saving tips at  GasBuddy.Com. 

Quick Tips on Saving Gas:

1.  Make sure your tires are properly inflated.

2. Slow down...

3. Try to lay off the brake

4. Keep your car in good mechanical shape.

5. Use your cruise control.